The completely obvious “secrets” to succeeding at your clerkship (which I’ve finally learnt as a junior corporate lawyer).
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This is a comprehensive list of mid tier law firms in Australia. For clerkship and graduate job applications, the more you apply for, the better your chances are to succeed! To this end, I have also included lots of medium sized law firms for you to research. There is a particular focus on mid tier law firms in […]
The top tiers! The purpose of this post is simple; to provide you with a list of all top tier and upper mid tier law firms in Australia, so that you can get straight down to researching them for your clerkship or graduate job applications.
There is one important reason why you should know the differences between top tier, mid tier and boutique law firms: you can find all the firms that other students won’t be applying to. Oh, and it’s also good to understand the structure of the Australian legal market.
This post collates relevant information for clerkships in 2015. Here you will find the clerkship guidelines for each state and some other resources where you can continue your research.
In a nutshell, commercial awareness is being able to think commercially about a particular situation. It’s important for law students to develop this skill before you all start in your graduate jobs.
Legal clerkships are needed to secure graduate legal employment at almost all top tier and mid tier law firms. Be prepared to spend a considerable amount of time preparing for the clerkship process if you are aiming to work at these kinds of firms.